More Staff Ready for the Summer to begin!

06.20.2016 By Ellen King


Name: Megan Hollingsworth
Camper:  8 Years, Leadership 2013
Staff: 2nd year
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

We’re excited that Megan is back this summer! She currently attends Indiana University, where she is studying Accounting and Finance.

On campus, Megan is a member of the club volleyball team, Kelley Career Club, and is a peer tutor on campus. Her friends describe her as energetic and encouraging. She can’t wait to spend another summer on Lady Tom water skiing and sailing. This summer she is looking forward to supporting the Harbor campers and counselors.


Name: Kathy Pham 
Hometown: London, United Kingdom

This summer Kat will be joining us from London! She is looking forward to meeting new people, learning new skills, and exploring different cultures.

In her free time she likes to read books on personal development, listen to music, and explore local attractions. At camp she can’t wait to participate in water-sports, especially kayaking and canoeing. Hopefully we can get her out on waterskis or a sailboat, too! Her friends describe her as optimistic, adventurous, and enthusiastic. We’re so glad you’re with us this summer, Kat!

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Name: Lucy Rees
Camper: 7 years, Leadership in 2014
Hometown: Skokie, Illinois

Lucy currently attends St. Olaf College in Minnesota where she is on the event committee for Relay for Life, a member of the supporting special needs club, and active volunteer across the campus and community.

This summer she is most excited to help campers have the same amazing experience that she did when she was a camper! Her friends describer her as kind, warm hearted, and fun. Her favorite camp tradition is council fire, and she is looking forward to the first one this summer!


Name: Cece Boles
Camper: 8 years, Leadership in 2014
Staff: 2nd year,  Jr. Counselor in 2015
Hometown: Chicago, IL

Cece currently attends Santa Clara University where she is a communications major. She is on the club field hockey team and involved in greek life on campus.

This summer she is looking forward to being able to teach all of her favorite activities as a camper and being a cabin counselor. Her friends describe her as easy going, friendly, and fun loving. Her favorite camp tradition is the Birthday Party event. We’ll be seeing you out on Lake Tomahawk, Cece!

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Name: Eliza Watkins
Camper: 5 years, Leadership in 2014
Hometown: Lake Forest, IL

Eliza currently attends Furman University where she is a Communications Major. This summer she is looking forward to introducing all of the new campers to the Clearwater traditions and seeing them enjoy camp as much as she did as a camper.

Eliza’s favorite camp tradition is the talent show the campers put on at the end of each session. She identifies with Brooke Davis from One Tree Hill because of her independence and how much she values and respects her friends.


Name: Lexie Ziegler
Camper: 6 years
Staff: 3 years, Leadership in 2012
Hometown: Chicago, IL

Lexie is back for her third summer at Clearwater this summer, and has taken on a new role as our Program Director! Lexie currently attends Tulane University where she is an Asian Studies and International Relations double major, with an Environmental Science minor. She is very active on campus, including but not limited to, serving as the corresponding secretary for her sorority, writing for the Tulane Chapter of Her Campus, and sitting on the Newcomb Senate as the Alumni and Traditions chair.

Her friends describe her as fun, loyal, and caring. Lexie loves sailing and waterskiing at camp, and always looks forward to the reading of the Tajar story.


Name: Tess Backgren
Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden
Staff: 3 years

Tess (in the blue) will be back this summer joining us for 2nd session! She is currently living and working in Stockholm. She is really looking forward to coming back this summer and seeing how much all of the campers have grown into strong independent individuals. And of course to be part of the energetic craziness that you’ll only find at cmap.

Her friends describe her as energetic, loving, and funny. In her free time she likes to work out, go horseback riding, travel, meet new people, and hang out with family and friends. Her favorite camp activity is horseback riding, but also waterskiing, tennis, and anything else active! Tess can’t wait to sing and welcome the new campers!


We are looking forward to welcoming our campers this summer!


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